A 34 year old man was today charged with trying to smuggle 500 grams of cocaine into Bermuda.

Dennis Zuill is accused of conspiring with Dennis Thomas and others not before the court to import the controlled drug cocaine between a date unknown and July 26, 2012.

Mr Zuill was not required to plea as the matter must be heard in the Supreme Court.

The matter was adjourned to March 14.

The defendant was remanded into custody.